Sparkman & Stephens Sloop
Planked in Honduras and Cuban mahogany, all bronze screw fastened to sawn frames
Grown wooden floors across the centreline with bronze bolts
External lead ballast keel with bronze bolts. Bolts last drawn in 2004.
Marine Plywood deck screwed to the deck beams. Sheathed externally and finished in deck paint.
Varnished teak coachroof and cockpit coamings with bronze portholes
Self draining cockpit with wheel steering on cables.
Bermudan masthead sloop rig on a keel stepped alloy mast, finished in white.
Slab reefing alloy boom, also finished in white.
Stainless steel standing rigging, new in 2004, to internal chain plates.
Full set of Barient and Lewmar self tailing winches
Sails include fully battened main, genoa, jib and spinnaker
Perkins 4108 48hp diesel. Rebuilt and serviced regularly
Hurth ZX12 gearbox with stainless shaft to centreline fixed 3 blade bronze propeller. 6.5kts max speed.
2 x 40 gallon Monel fuel tanks under the cockpit sole
100 gallon water tank under the saloon cabin sole.
12 volt and 240 volt systems. 3 batteries plus an installed shore power system
7 berths including two singles in a very nice aft cabin. Two pilot berths and two saloon settee berths in the saloon. Single berth in the forepeak.
The unusual layout means the forward end of the cockpit has a fixed bulkhead with the entrance hatch to the cabin located in the starboard side of the coachroof forward of the cockpit which allows space for the aft cabin.
Steps down from the sliding hatch into the main saloon with a chart desk to starboard and heads to port.
Chart desk faces outboard with a switch panel hidden in a teak box.
Heads compartment can be accessed from either the saloon or the aft cabin. Blakes sea toilet can be discharged overboard or into a black tank. Shower and basin drain to a grey water tank.
Aft cabin accessed on the port side. A single berth each side under the deck with a central chest of drawers in varnished teak. All original joinery in very nice condition.
Main saloon finished with rich varnished teak, much of it showing the patina of age. Drop leaf saloon table offset to port with a settee berth and pilot berth each side. Settee berths pull out to give extra width when required.
Some nice original joinery including a chest of drawers and drinks shelf at the forward end.
Doorway to starboard going forward into the galley. 2 burner gas stove with oven and grill plus a single stainless sink with manually pumped fresh water. Starboard side in the galley has a large work top with a Fridge below.
Door into the forepeak with a single berth to port, chain locker right in the bows and rope storage on the starboard side.
Designer: K. Aage Nielsen Length on deck: 51'8"
Builder: Remigio Hernandorena, Havana, Cuba Beam: 11'6"
Year: 1942 Draft: 7'